curative


cu·ra·tive

adjective \ˈkyr-ə-tiv\

: able to cure diseases or heal people

Full Definition of CURATIVE

:  relating to or used in the cure of diseases :  tending to cure
curative noun
cu·ra·tive·ly adverb

Examples of CURATIVE

  1. an herb believed to have curative powers
  2. <some believe that the herb has curative properties>

First Known Use of CURATIVE

15th century

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

Rhymes with CURATIVE

cu·ra·tive

adjective \ˈkyr-ət-iv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CURATIVE

: relating to or used in the cure of diseases
curative noun
cu·ra·tive·ly adverb

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